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Commentary: How Indonesia could boost its tax amnesty programme further

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Launched with much fanfare some time back, Indonesia’s tax amnesty programme has gotten off to a slow start, with barely 1.5 per cent of its total targeted amount booked thus far. 1,788 more words

Current Affairs

Delhi waters: Unequal, unreliable, and running out

Although Delhi has more water per person, on average, than London or New York, many still endure a daily fight for access.  Short piece from me for GIZ’s Digital Development Debates on this deeply-rooted problem and possible solutions. 1,889 more words

Encryption under fire in Europe as France and Germany call for decrypt law

A fresh chapter of the crypto wars looks to be opening up in Europe, after the French and German interior ministers took to a podium yesterday to lobby for a law change that would enable courts to demand that Internet companies decrypt data to help further criminal investigations. 1,025 more words

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MCAs Raise Concern Over Lack of Policy Framework in Management of Boreholes

The County Assembly of Uasin Gishu has urged the county government to prepare a policy framework that will guide the management of all public boreholes within the county. 288 more words

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Solar - DC: India towards energy independence

Last December, Chennai saw one of the worst floods in recent times. While the whole IIT Madras campus had no power for 75 h, one home was always lit. 190 more words

Policy

Ms Gandhi, let's bring in enabling policy to influence a change in gender roles

Even as Indian society remains gripped by patriarchal values and gender roles have barely changed in the Indian family, the sands are shifting slowly but surely among urban youth. 687 more words

Politics & Citizenship

Cathay Pacific: Enhanced Baggage Policy – Additional 10kg Check-in Baggage for All Classes for Tickets Issued from 15 Sep 2016

(Source: singpromos.com)

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced the introduction of an enhanced baggage policy, which will see passengers benefit from increased

check-in allowances and generally lower excess baggage… 604 more words

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